The degrees conferred by higher education institutions in Wallonia-Brussels are widely recognised by scientific and business circles at European and international level. This recognition is a guarantee of professional success.
Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI) is a public authority entrusted with the international relations of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels.In a context of greater mobility and globalisation, for several years now WBI has been running a programme of excellence grants that makes it possible to receive foreign researchers in universities of Wallonia and Brussels.This scholarship IN WBI program is intended to foreign nationals holding a PhD from a foreign institution of higher education.The types of grants are:
Several types of grants are offered to foster the mobility of students, researchers and teachers: Master’s grants, professional internship grants, cultural internship grants, doctoral grants and research specialisation grants (post doctoral), research specialisation grants (excluding post-doctorate), training specialisation grants, support and teaching missions, and network mobilities, etc.Interested persons must be properly registered in a higher education establishment that is a member of the AUF (Agency Universitaire de la Francophonie).For more information about the timetable and select
International organisations (UNESCO, United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCHR), the ILO …) award funding, mostly for doctoral studies in precise fields or research travel grants.To find out more, consult their websites.Useful links:List of the United Nations bodies: http://www.unsystem.org/
In order to fund your planned studies in the Community Wallonia-Brussels, it is possible that subsidies may be granted by the government or a national body of your country of origin.Find out more from your home institution.
Study grants are awarded by the Belgian Development Agency to nationals of partner countries.Study grants: mainly awarded to finance Master’s courses. As a general rule, the duration of these grants is 1 or 2 academic years.Doctoral grants: mainly concern students preparing a doctorate.
Doctoral grants are awarded by the Scientific Research Fund for the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis.The grants are for two years, renewable once (maximum duration of 48 months).The applicant must submit their application no later than three years after obtaining the last Master’s or Complementary Master’s degree.If your Master’s degree is not issued by a University of the French Community of Belgium, you must obtain the recognition of its equivalence to a Belgian diploma in order to be able to apply.Attention: the application file must be validated by a thesis supervisor (
Fellowships are an effective modality for UNESCO to enhance the human resources and capacity-building of Member States, especially developing countries. Fellowships are specially tailored training which are designed to give qualified persons practicing or intending to practice a profession in the field of the UNESCO programme priorities an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, thus contributing to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skill promoting development and international understanding.I.
Certaines institutions proposent de différentes aides aux étudiants : des bourses, des réductions des frais d’inscription, des aides au logement… Les étudiants qui pensent avoir besoin d'un soutien financier pour leur séjour académique en Wallonie-Bruxelles doivent s'adresser aux Services sociaux étudiants mis en place au sein des établissements.Choisissez votre institution